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Formulation scientist

Location:
Belfast, United Kingdom
Posted:
March 02, 2011

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Qian Zou

Flat *, No **Ulsterville Avenue, Belfast BT9 7AS

Tel: 0044-(0) 772******* E-mail: kjmacy@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Profile

A resourceful, determined and motivated person of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Pharmacy and Chemical Engineering with good analytical, written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin, decisive, logical and keen with a friendly personality. I am interested in finding a challenge position in an international pharmaceutical company, relating with R&D, formulation and project management work.

Career Summary

12/2009 –07/ 2010 Ward Biotech Ltd, Ireland

Research and Development Technologist (Project Manager)

• Project managing of the novel formulation for oral healthcare from both lab and manufacture aspects;

• Taking the responsibility to transfer knowledge from academic expert (QUB) to the real industrial manufacture;

• Working closed with different contract manufacturing organizations in UK, Ireland, Belgium, USA, Canada and China;

• Setting up and developing the lab equipment to effectively multi-task to ensure that all projects are completed in a timely manner;

• Performing formulation characterization activities to support of clinical trial;

• Successfully optimizing the effectiveness of formulation and controlling the project budget for company.

July/2007 - Aug/2007 GlaxoSmithKline, Tianjin, China

EHS Specialist

• Familiar about the GMP, SOP and EHS regulations in Pharmaceutical industry;

• Setting up documents for SOP and GLP;

• Working closed with manufacture staff, familiar with drying process of industrial scale drier for drug product;

• Understanding how the drying parameters affect the quality of final product;

• Using Sigma Six with project team and providing structured methodology to optimize the results;

• Understanding the current engineering control date verification vs. GSK standards.

June/2005 - July/2005 No.6 Chinese Traditional Pharmaceutical Company, China

Central Pharmaceutical Company, China

• Understanding manufacture process of different pharmaceutical formulations;

Jan/2006 – May/2008 Internal Examination Assistant

Sep/2006 – Dec/2007 Student Assistant in Student Union

Dec/2005 – Dec/2007 Student Assistant for Graduation Ceremony

June/2008 to Sep/2008 Research Project supervisor (Summer Research Students)

• Designing project for students and motivating students to ensure the maximal productivity and quality results;

• Demonstrating various aspects of material testing to students.

Dec/2006 to April/2008 Research Project Tutor (Level-Four Master Students)

• Acting as project supervisor for Masters Students.

Feb/2007 to April/2008 Demonstrator (Undergraduate Students)

• Teaching undergraduates via lectures and practical and supervising their work.

Education and Qualifications

Oct/2006 - 2010 PhD in Pharmacy (Top One School in “UK TIMES” 2009-2010)

Queen’s University of Belfast, UK

Research experience on controlling drying process effect on physicochemical properties polymer films used in pharmaceutical application.

• Developing a broadly based set of skills and expertise in the pharmaceutical sciences, such as thermal analysis, DSC, DMTA, TGA, Mechanical analysis, Viscometry, PCS, FTIR, Raman, NMR and TEM.

• Investigating and modeling the drying stages, using MATLAB, to further understand the whole drying process.

• Working close between Pharmacy and Engineering department, interacting and communicating with academia to minimize the risk of project and optimizes the positive results;

• Applying the scientific design principles to the project;

• Controlling drying process to predict and optimize the quality of product.

Sep/2005 - Dec/ 2006 MSc in Chemical Process Engineering

Queen’s University of Belfast, UK

Research experience on the chitosan nanoparticles used for drug release and delivery.

• Using chemical and physical method (TEM and SEM) to design the process of experiment to get nanoparticles (100-200nm)

• Understanding the mechanism of making nanoparticles and successful controlling the drug release from the particles;

Sep/2001 - June/2005 BEng in Pharmaceutical Engineering (First Honor)

Tianjin University of Technology, China

Teamwork and Leadership

• Pro-active and enthusiastic team member with experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams in industry and academia.

• Facilitated and led a number of successful group research projects, resulting in papers published in academic conferences.

• Well developed one-to-one and group supervisory skills. Proven people and project management abilities.

Professional Development

• Certification of Completion of NI Grad School Course

• Certification of Completion of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Awareness Seminar

• Certification of Network Hardware Engineer

• Presentation Skills

• Creativity Training

• Time Management Training

Strong IT Skills

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); MATLAB; VF 6.0; SPSS; C Language;

• Computer simulation technology and software to simulate the drying process;

AWARDS

• Emily Sarah Montgomery Travel Scholarship;

• Successful controlling the budgets to attend the conference in USA

• School travel award funding for conference;

• Minimizing the cost of attending the conference

• PhD Scholarship;

• Best Team Prize of Eighth Belfast Film Festival;

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

• Photography; Taekwondo; Volunteer; Horse Riding

References Are Available On Request

PUBLICATION

Nov/2009 Conference posters published in AAPS Conference in USA

(1). Characterisation of drying kinetics on physicochemical properties of Ethylcellulose films containing plasticizers and chlorhexidine

(2). Characterisation of the drying effects and physicochemical properties of Eudragit films with different salts of chlorhexidine

Sep/2009 Conference posters published in British Pharmaceutical Conference (BPC) Conference in UK

(3). Characterisation of the drying kinetics and physicochemical properties of Ethylcellulose films containing plasticizers and chlorhexidine

(4). Characterisation of the drying kinetics and physicochemical properties of Eudragit films with different salts of chlorhexidine

Nov/2008 Attended AAPS Conference in Atlanta USA and published the Conference poster.

(5). Mathematical Modelling of the Drying Kinetics and Physicochemical Properties of Ethyl cellulose Films from Organic Solvents Casting.

Sep/2008 Attended British Pharmaceutical Conference (BPC) in UK and published the Conference poster.

(6). Mathematical Modelling of the Drying Kinetics and Physicochemical Properties of Ethylcellulose Films from Organic Solvents Casting.

April/2008 Attended Annual Conference of Ireland School of Pharmacy and published poster

(7). Mathematical Modelling of the Drying Kinetics and Physicochemical Properties of Ethyl cellulose Films from Organic Solvents Casting.

Nov/2007 Published two Conference posters in AAPS Conference in USA

(8). Mathematical Modelling of the Drying of Ethylcellulose Films from Organic Solvents.

(9). Effect of Drying Conditions on the Physicochemical Properties of Poly (butylmethacrylate) Film.

Sep/2007 Published the Conference poster in RDPA Conference 2007 in Italy

(10). The Application of Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis to Characterize the Drying Polymer-Pharmaceutical Films.



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